Summer Book Discussion Series with Park Avenue Synagogue: Hank Greenberg: The Hero Who Didn't Want to Be One

July 9, 2020 17 Tammuz, 5780

Free virtual event.

During this summer without baseball, dive into this inspiring story of a Bronx ballplayer turned role model. Bestselling author Mark Kurlansky will explore the life of baseball legend Hank Greenberg in conversation with Rabbi Cosgrove. They will discuss Greenberg’s spectacular discipline as an aspiring ballplayer, the complexity of his decision not to play on Yom Kippur, and the cultural context of virulent anti-Semitism in which his career played out. Second installment in a series co- sponsored by Park Avenue Synagogue, and USCJ.

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This event will be recorded. The recording will be posted at within 2 weeks after the event.


July 9, 2020
17 Tammuz, 5780
7:00 PM